• MUD SLUG: Willow Slough in Newton County will host a Mud Slug event on May 15, with participants paddling in a kayak for 1 mile, bicycling for another 20 miles and taking a 10-mile trail run. They will encounter a variety of terrain from sand to mud on the trail. Start time is 9 a.m. To re…

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DeMOTTE — A Rensselaer woman was taken into custody for domestic battery with a deadly weapon during an incident on March 21 in the area of 8th St. SE and Orchid St. SE in DeMotte.

JASPER COUNTY — A Crown Point man was arrested by Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies for slamming into a car and a home at a residence three miles east of Wheatfield.

WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley’s girls’ track opened its new track and field complex with a triangular win over Twin Lakes and Pioneer Tuesday night.

OXFORD — Thanks to junior Austin Francis, Rensselaer Central’s baseball team was able to pick up a rare rout of Hoosier Conference foe Benton Central Monday night in the Bombers’ season opener.

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